2015 International CES
Wednesday, January 7
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini 2006
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Connecting Generations We all know that kids are digital natives but what happens when they impart their digital wisdom to an older generation? Brenda Rusnak set out to find out and the results are a magical documentary that’s destined to become a movement.
Masterclass: Re-inventing Kids TV for the Digital Generation
Someday robots may boss us around but for the moment, the kids are bossing them around learning a lot about programming and processes along the way. We’ll announce some of the newest of the breed and watch them in a robotic rumble.
Master Class: The Secret Ingredient is Freedom
Lego, Minecraft and Toca Boca are three Scandinavian brands that are all at the top of the charts in their respective categories. This is no coincidence, argues Toca Boca Play Designer, Jens Peter de Pedro. These toys and games trust children’s capabilities and provide them with the opportunity to act freely inside well-designed systems. Learn how your product could outperform its competitors, too.
The YouTube Generation
A series of vignettes at what it means to be a digital kid today.
Audience Challenge: Sparkathon with Anna van Slee
Gary’s Book Club authors Anna van Slee and Carolyn Chandler do for your imagination what the hackathon did for coding. With special guest UX guru Hala Hemayssi.
The Family Tech World according to Pogue
Yahoo Tech columnist offers his unique take on family life in digital times.
The Business of Being in the Digital Kids Business
Youth electronics are the fastest growing segment in the toy business, but both traditional and new approaches to selling toys are in a state of disruption. From app and online stores to brick-and-mortar toy stores and big box locations, we look at the challenges and the prospects for each. Tom Dusenberry, Dusenberry Entertainment and former CEO of Hasbro Interactive, joins in conversation with Richard Barry, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc., for a candid look at the trends and influences shaping the world of kids’ play today.
Master Class With the Spin Master
Ben Varadi, one of Spin Master’s founders, knows a good deal when he sees one. Learn how he thinks about separating the wheat from the chaff and building lasting brands that connect with kids.
Meet the Digital Inventors
Hear the success stories of some of the industry’s greatest inventors of products and services in the family arena.
Tech That Makes You A Better You
From the kitchen, to your beauty regime, to keeping the family organized, technology is right there helping you achieve your personal and family best.
Making Moments Matter in a High Tech World
The home, not the office, is now the center of innovation. Whirlpool has been making homes run more efficiently for generations. Now that the smart home is here we look at how it’s affecting daily life.
The Super Smart Home
The Internet of Things and smart home automation from the consumer’s POV.
Wearables for Women
Fashion and tech converge converge to make a statement like none before!
Special Demonstration of MySkin
Rahul Mehendale, CEO, mySkin Inc.